Kestra Private Wealth Services LLC has hired Tim Lewis as director of business development, Kestra announced Tuesday.

Lewis will be responsible for leading recruiting initiatives for Kestra PWS, a registered investment advisor that is a subsidiary of Kestra Financial Inc. based in Austin, Texas. He will focus on the consultative education of advisors and the continued development of the firm’s institutional partnerships to generate advisors’ interest in the firm.

Lewis joins Kestra PWS from Fidelity Investments, where he served as vice president of institutional sales.